Special Events

The City of The Colony hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. Check back regularly as new events are added as the year progresses.

            2016

  • Polar Open Disc Golf Tournament - January 23 - Results
  • Daddy & Daughter Dance - February 20
  • Spring Eggstravaganza - March 24
  • Movies in the Park "Inside Out" - April 1
  • Drive In Movie Night "Jurassic World" - April 8
  • Kids Chase By The Lake - April 16
  • Up, Up & Away! Festival of Flight / Movies in the Park "Tangled" - April 30
  • Summer Cinema Clubhouse - June 17
  • Liberty 5K 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run - July 2
  • Liberty By The Lake - July 2
  • Summer Cinema Clubhouse - July 15
  • Back 2 School Bash - August 9
  • Summer Cinema Clubhouse - August 12
  • Bow Wow Luau - September TBD
  • Movies in the Park - September 9
  • Mother Son Adventure Night - September 24
  • Drive in Movie Night - September 30
  • Movies in the Park - October 7
  • Family Fright Night - October 15-16
  • American Heroes - November 5
  • Holiday in the Park / Baking Contest / Parade of Lights - December 3
  • The Colony Christmas Spectacular - December 3 - January 1

 

Polar Open Disc Golf Tournament

Date: Saturday, January 23

Time: 7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Bill Allen Memorial Park

(5900 Carroll Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $60 Pro / Open; $50 Advanced; $45 Intermediate; $40 Recreational; $35 Novice; $20 Junior

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation Department will host a PDGA Sanctioned disc golf tournament at Bill Allen Memorial Park. This singles tournament will consist of 2 rounds of 21 and is limited to the first 105 entries. Pre-registration with pre-payment is strongly recommended. Reserve your spot today! For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106 or lindsey@tcpard.com.

 

Daddy & Daughter Dance

Date: Saturday, February 20

Time: 3 p.m.  – 8:30 p.m.

Location: Cascades Events Center

(5909 Stone Creek Dr. The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $35 per couple; $10 for each additional child; $12 corsage; $4 boutonniere; $14 corsage / boutonniere combo

 

The Parks and Recreation Department will host its 11th annual Daddy & Daughter Dance at the Cascades Events Center. Arrive in your semi-casual attire and dance the night away amid sparkling tiaras, pink balloons and fairy tale characters. Welcoming all daddies and their little angels (ages 3-12). Light refreshments provided. Tickets go on sale January 4. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Spring Eggstravaganza

Date: Thursday, March 24

Time: 6 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr. The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $3 per child in advance; $5 per child on event day

 

One of the most EGGciting events in The Colony is back for the 11th year in a row. Watch your kids have a ball as they gather eggs filled with an assortment of candy and prizes. Peter Rabbit is hoppin’ into town too – get your photo taken with him as a keepsake and plant a flower to take home and watch bloom. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Movies in the Park  “Inside Out”

Date: Friday, April 1

Time: 7:45 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and give-aways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

The Colony Drive-In Theater “Jurassic World”

Date: Friday, April 8

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Enjoy a nostalgic date night movie during the city's Drive-In Movie event featuring Jurassic World at 8:30pm on Friday, April 8th, at Stewart Creek Park, 3700 Sparks Road. Tune your radios to 99.9FM and enjoy the drive-in experience. Park admission for the Drive-In is free starting at 7:30pm. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early as parking is first-come, first-served. For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

Kids Chase by the Lake

Date: Saturday, April 16

Time: 8 a.m.  – 10:30 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd. The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $8 per runner (family discounts available)

 

The Parks and Recreation Department and The Colony Roadrunners Club present the 15th annual Kids Chase by the Lake. Children ages 9 and under will compete on a one-half mile loop, while children ages 10-11 run a one mile course in the park. All participants will receive a ribbon, goody bag and T-shirt. No event-day registration. Please visit The Colony Recreation Center (5151 N. Colony Blvd.) by 5pm April 15th to register. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Up, Up & Away! A Festival of Flight

Date: Saturday, April 30

Time: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Location: Prestwick STEM Academy

(3101 Stonefield, The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Up, Up & Away! Festival of Flight presented by The Tribute Lakeside Golf and Resort Community and the city of The Colony returns for a second year. Celebrating all forms of flight, the festival will feature kite flying and demonstrations, music, birding demonstration, paper airplane contests, food and fun. Bring the entire family to this all ages outdoor celebration. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Summer Cinema Clubhouse

Date: Friday, June 17

Time: 12 - 3 p.m.

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation is proud to present Summer Cinema Clubhouse, a three-month summer movie series for kids. Children of all ages can catch the latest flick at The Colony Recreation Center starting at 1 p.m. The doors open at noon, so come early to get a good seat! The event is free with concessions available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Liberty 5K 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Date: Saturday, July 2

Time: 8 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: Varies

 

Start your holiday off on the right foot at the 31st annual Liberty 5K 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run. This family event welcomes runners and walkers of all abilities! Please arrive early to ensure you are ready for the start of the race! This event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and The Colony Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, please visit www.libertybythelake.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Liberty By The Lake

Date: Saturday, July 2

Time: 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE admission

 

This signature Independence Day tradition includes live music, parade, children’s activities, business vendors, fun run/walk, salsa shootout and a fireworks finale that rivals any in North Texas. Local restaurants and food vendors will also be on-site selling a variety of fares. For more information, please visit www.libertybythelake.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Summer Cinema Clubhouse

Date: Friday, July 15

Time: 12 - 3 p.m.

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation is proud to present Summer Cinema Clubhouse, a three-month summer movie series for kids. Children of all ages can catch the latest flick at The Colony Recreation Center starting at 1 p.m. The doors open at noon, so come early to get a good seat! The event is free with concessions available for purchase. The next showing will be on August 8. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Back 2 School Bash

Date: Tuesday, August 9

Time: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE for residents; $3 for non-residents

 

Join us for this fun filled evening complete with free school supplies, mascot dance off and lots of helpful information for the upcoming school year. Registration is required and space is limited to the first 500 children ages 5-12. Pre-register at The Colony Recreation Center. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 

Summer Cinema Clubhouse

Date: Friday, August 12

Time: 12 - 3 p.m.

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation is proud to present Summer Cinema Clubhouse, a three-month summer movie series for kids. Children of all ages can catch the latest flick at The Colony Recreation Center starting at 1 p.m. The doors open at noon, so come early to get a good seat! The event is free with concessions available for purchase. The next showing will be on August 8. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

Bow-Wow Luau

Date: September

Time: TBD

Location: Hawaiian Falls Waterpark

(4400 Paige Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: TBD

 

Calling all dog lovers! This one-of-a-kind event is returning for another great year at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark. Dive in with your best canine friend and enjoy doggie swims, contests, games, and prizes. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Colony Animal Shelter Injured Animal Fund. Concessions will be available for purchase. Limit two dogs per owner. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Movies in the Park

Date: Fridays, September 9

Time: 7:45 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and give-aways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Mother & Son Adventure Night

Date: Saturday, September 24

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location: Lions Club Park

(4800 Nash Drive, The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: TBD

 

An evening of family fun, exclusively for moms and sons! An evening of adventure, fun and excitement as we explore all things outdoors. Moms and sons will test their skills at archery, fishing, horseshoes and many other camping/outdoor activities. Purchase your tickets in advance at The Colony Recreation Center (5151 N. Colony Blvd.). For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Movies in the Park

Date: Friday, October 7

Time: 7:15 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and give-aways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Family Fright Night

Date: Saturday, October 15 – Sunday, October 16

Time: 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: TBD

 

Don't miss the 10th annual Family Fright Night family Halloween campout at Stewart Creek Park. Join us for a haunted trail, tent trick or treating, costume and scream contests, scary movie, hayride, campfire, s’mores and great food. This event has limited enrollment and fills quickly, so don't delay. Registration begins October 1. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans Festival & Fireworks

Date: Saturday, November 5

Time: Dependent Upon Activity

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE Admission

 

The City of The Colony and American Legion Post 21 is once again proud to celebrate and honor all the men and women who are currently serving or have served our country at this all-day festival. Activities include a fun run/walk, car/bike/truck show, family entertainment, great food, live music, silent auction, patriotic Veterans ceremonies and an incredible fireworks show. For more information and specific activity start times, please visit www.SaluteAmericanHeroes.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Holiday in the Park | Parade of Lights | Baking Contest

Date: Saturday, December 3

Time: Dependent Upon Activity

Location: Dependent Upon Activity

Cost: Dependent Upon Activity

 

This annual event, presented by The Colony Parks and Recreation Department, will make its way through town with a bang. All-day activities include: pictures with Santa from noon to 2 p.m. at The Colony Public Library, 6800 Main St. ($2 per photo); Parade of Lights at 5:45 p.m. (route begins at Peters Colony Elementary parking lot and proceeds west on Nash to Blair Oaks and then south to The Five Star Complex); Holiday In The Park at 6 p.m. at Perryman Park, 4930 S. Colony Blvd. Holiday in the Park will feature festive holiday music and performances, a holiday carnival games and rides and a holiday baking contest. Saturday will also kickoff The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show at Central Fire Station. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

The Colony Christmas Spectacular

Date: Saturday, December 3– January 1

Time: Sunset - 10 p.m.

Location: Central Fire Station

(4900 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show at is choreographed to music and can be seen every evening in December starting on Dec. 3 from sunset to 10 p.m. Tune your radio to 99.9FM to enjoy the music. For more information, please contact The Colony Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

2016 Expo Vendor Application

Planning a Special Event? Here is the information you'll need:

Special Events Guide and Submission Packet or you may call Inspections at 972-624-3160.

 

 
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